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Robert Taylor, center, speaks at a St. John the Baptist Parish council meeting in 2017. He and the other members of the citizens' group around him wear T-shirts that reference the safety limit for the chemical chloroprene. Julie Dermansky hide caption

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After Decades Of Air Pollution, A Louisiana Town Rebels Against A Chemical Giant

Neighborhoods around a Louisiana chemical plant have the highest cancer risk in the U.S. Residents felt powerless, until the Environmental Protection Agency released data on what they were breathing.

A student stops to look at a memorial at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., on Feb. 28. Last month's shooting raised questions about whether states are doing enough to fund mental health services in schools. Rhona Wise/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Mental Health Funding Tied To Florida's Controversial Gun Legislation

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Robert Taylor, center, speaks at a St. John the Baptist Parish council meeting in 2017. He and the other members of the citizens' group around him wear T-shirts that reference the safety limit for the chemical chloroprene. Julie Dermansky hide caption

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After Decades Of Air Pollution, A Louisiana Town Rebels Against A Chemical Giant

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Texas (Instrumental) Bran Mercier, Jimmy Young
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Emergency rooms are seeing a jump in opioid overdoses. Timely treatment with naloxone can reverse the effects of opioids. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Jump In Overdoses Shows Opioid Epidemic Has Worsened

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Renea Molden was able to stop taking opioid painkillers with the help of non-opioid alternatives. Alex Smith/KCUR hide caption

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Opioids Don't Beat Other Medications For Chronic Pain

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Three-Two Clogs
Ambre Nils Frahm
Empty Sidecar Clive Tanaka
Once Upon a December Emile Pandolfi
Beach Qrion
Dance of Death Andrew Bird
Remember Shook
Daylight Matt and Kim
Blood Branches Halves
Passing By BluntOne
Cloud City Sweater Beats

Six-year-old Emily Levesque proudly shows off the Hubble Space Telescope T-shirt she'd just gotten for her birthday in 1990. Courtesy of Emily Levesque hide caption

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How A Budding Astronomer Found Her Universe In 'A Wrinkle In Time'

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U Mean I'm Not Black Sheep

Foreign nationals are arrested during a targeted enforcement operation conducted by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement aimed at immigration fugitives, re-entrants and at-large criminal aliens in Los Angeles on Feb. 7, 2017. Charles Reed/AP hide caption

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Justice Department Sues California Over Impeding Immigration Enforcement

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